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The mission of the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience  is to connect everyone to the rich history, dynamic cultures and art of the Asian Pacific Americans through vivid storytelling and inspiring experiences. As a National Park Service Affiliated Area and the first Smithsonian affiliate in the Pacific Northwest, the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience offers an authentic perspective on a unique version of the American story. Nationally recognized for ...



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Title: And the Soul Shall Dance Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.008 Description: And The Soul Shall Dance was written by Wakako Yamauchi (1924-2018), a Japanese American playwright, short-story writer, poet and painter. The story involves a young Japanese American girl and her parents as they struggle to live in a white America during The Great Depression. And The Soul Shall Dance grapples with many of the issues facing Japanese Americans in America such as assimilation,...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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by Wakako Yamauchi
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Title: 12-1-A Original Format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.001 Description: 12-1-A by Wakako Yamauchi. A play by Wakako Yamauchi that was first produced in 1982. Set in the concentration camp in Poston , Arizona—the same camp the author was incarcerated in—from May 1942 to July 1943, the play follows several Japanese American families at Poston as their characters grapple with the loyalty questionnaire , military service, and possible resettlement . The title of the play refers to the camp...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American, Asian Pacific Islander, Norhtwest Asian American Theater, Asian...
Wing Luke Museum
by David Henry Hwang
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Title: The Dance and The Railroad (Excerpts) Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.012 Description: The Dance and The Railroad was written by David Henry Hwang. Set against the backdrop of the Chinese American railroad workers’ strike of 1867, The Dance and the Railroad rejects the stereotype of submissive immigrant laborers, and depicts assertive men who demanded their rights despite great personal risk. The play compares the optimistic and idealistic Ma to the pragmatic and...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Karen Tei Yamashita
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Title: Godzilla - #4 Defence of Murakami Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.194 Description: Godzilla #4 Defence of Murakami Scene 6. Segments from Godzilla Comes to Little Tokyo (also known as GiLAwrecks ), created by Karen Tei Yamashita in 1992. Music composed by Vicki Abe. An original musical that entails a homeless eccentric, a runaway teenager, horrendous traffic, pollution, Japanese developers intent on building a vast real estate project over a freeway and avant-garde performers...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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by Wing Luke Museum
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Title: Interview with Nellie Chinn Woo (#1) Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.086 Description: Kong Yick #35: Nellie Chinn Woo. Oral history interview with Nellie Chinn Woo. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Northwest Asian American Theater
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Title: NWAAT dub 6/11/98 Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.067 Description:  NWAAT dub 6/11/98. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT) began as the Theatrical Ensemble of Asians and a year later was an affiliation of the Asian Multi-Media Center. They presented plays throughout venues in King County, showcasing noted APA playwrights like Frank Chin and Wakako Yamauchi. To...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Gary Iwamoto
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Title: Dreamweaver Original format: SVHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.015 Description: Dreamweaver was written by Gary Iwamoto. A-Fest (formerly known as Winterfest), was the Northwest Asian American Theater's annual multi-disciplinary festival of Asian Pacific American and Asian work. The festival began in 1990 as a vehicle for Seattle Asian American artists and groups to present their work. It later grew into an international phenomenon presenting the work of innovative Seattle groups and artists...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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by Northwest Asian American Theater
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Title: NWAAT - The Audition Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.073 Description: The Audition. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT) began as the Theatrical Ensemble of Asians and a year later was an affiliation of the Asian Multi-Media Center. They presented plays throughout venues in King County, showcasing noted APA playwrights like Frank Chin and Wakako Yamauchi. To better...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Bengie Santos
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Title: Innovasians ‘84 Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.039 Description: Innovasians , choreographed by Bengie Santos. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT) began as the Theatrical Ensemble of Asians and a year later was an affiliation of the Asian Multi-Media Center. They presented plays throughout venues in King County, showcasing noted APA playwrights like Frank Chin...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Jeannie Barroga
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Title: Eye of the Coconut, Act 1 Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.019 Description: Eye of the Coconut is a play written by Jeannie Barroga. It was first directed by Bea Kiyohara, at the Northwest Asian American Theater in 1986. "[EYE OF THE COCONUT is]...a warm and funny family comedy which mixes humor with some cogent reflections on the assimilation problems of immigrant and first-generation Asians." Sherman Spencer, The Record, Stockton, June, 1995 Founded on the campus...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Filipino, Filipino American, Northwest Asian American...
Wing Luke Museum
by Momoko Iko
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Title: Gold Watch, May 5, 1998 Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.035 Description: Gold Watch explores the personal impact of the beginning of World War II on the Japanese American farming community of Pasco, WA as seen through the eyes of the Murakami family and their neighbors. Masu Murakami, is a stubborn, independent, spirited Japanese immigrant. He struggles to maintain not only his farm in a harsh climate but also his family as they face uncertainty against the backdrop of...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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by Northwest Asian American Theater
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Title: 12-1-A by Wakako Yamauchi, Short Excerpt Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.074 Description: 12-1-A by Wakako Yamauchi, Short Excerpt. October/November '95. 12-1-A by Wakako Yamauchi. A play by Wakako Yamauchi that was first produced in 1982. Set in the concentration camp in Poston , Arizona—the same camp the author was incarcerated in—from May 1942 to July 1943, the play follows several Japanese American families at Poston as their characters grapple with the loyalty...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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Title: APA Veteran's Project - Vet #03 - Dick Naito/Frank Matsuda Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.129 Description: Asian Pacific American Veteran's Oral History Project interviews with Richard H. “Dick” Naito and Frank Matsuda. Notes on box read: Staff Production; Master; TC 3:00:00-4:01:00. “Richard H. Naito was born in O'Brien, WA on January 5, 1912. Dick was the beloved husband of Mary, and predeceased by his siblings Sam Naito, Mary Naito and Rose Ihashi. At the...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Mew Chang Tsing
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Title: A-Fest 1999: A Peel Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.005 Description: A Peel by Mew Chang Tsing. Performed at A-Fest 1999. Malaysian choreographer/dancer Mew Chang Tsing will perform a solo dance theater piece created with poet Eddin Khoo, composer Xen Xiong and Lighting designer Mac Chan, a unique fusion of Asian and contemporary Western dance. Ms. Mew is the founding Artistic Director of the innovative and acclaimed RiverGrass Dance Theater in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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Title: Empress of China Original format: SVHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.017 Description: A compelling look at the final years of the Manchu Dynasty's Dowager Empress, who ruled China for nearly 50 years and at the dawn of a new century, is challenged for the control of China's destiny. Box notes: Power surge begin. Act II - lost some of the show. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT)...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theate, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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Title: Bumbershoot 1991: Northwest Asian American Theatre at the Intiman Playhouse Original format: S-VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.108 Description: Footage of a performance by the Northwest Asian American Theatre at the Intiman Playhouse (part of Bumbershoot 1991 lineup). Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT) began as the Theatrical Ensemble of Asians and a year later was an affiliation...
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Wing Luke Museum
by Dmae Roberts
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Title: Janie Bigo Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.041 Description: Janie Bigo , written by Dmae Roberts. Directed by Susan diRende. "Janie Bigo by Dmae Roberts is a marvelous mix of comedy, mystery and romance - with snappy music, no less. The plot centers on Janie Nguyen, an orphaned AmerAsian who ends up in the US. searching for her GI father. Janie's rock 'n roll Girl-Group, the "Bigos," perform un-love songs as an antidote to the "drippy" songs on the...
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Title: Interview with Paul Louie (#3) Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.065 Description: Kong Yick #14: Paul Louie. Oral history interview with Paul Louie. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Title: Interview with Henry Woo (#2) Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.058 Description: Kong Yick #7: Henry Woo. Oral history interview with Henry Woo. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community....
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Title: Kong Yick Still Photos #3 Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.146 Description: Still photos from the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community. These interviews will provide rich...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Title: APA Veteran's Project - Vet #09 - Howard Kim Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.135 Description: Asian Pacific American Veteran's Oral History Project interview with Howard Kim. Notes on box read: Staff Production; Master; TC 9:00:00-9:59:00.  Howard Kim served in the Vietnam War. Parts of his interview were used in the book A Different Battle: Stories of Asian Pacific American Veterans (Del Rosario, Carina A., Ken Mochizuki, and Dean Wong. 1999, Seattle: University of...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Title: B-roll of Kay Ying Senior Club Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.055 Description: Kong Yick #4: Kay Ying Senior Club. B-roll footage of the Kay Ying Senior Club. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Title: Interview with Henry Woo (#1) Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.057 Description: Kong Yick #6: Henry Woo. Oral history interview with Henry Woo. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community....
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Title: APA Veteran's Project - Vet #06 - Camilo Ramirez Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.132 Description: Asian Pacific American Veteran's Oral History Project interview with Camilo Ramirez. Notes on box read:Staff Production; Master; TC 6:01:00-6:59:00. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Title: APA Veteran's Project - Vet #07 - Jim Kanaya Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.133 Description: Asian Pacific American Veteran's Oral History Project interview with Jim “Jimmie” Kanaya. Notes on box read: Staff Production; Master; TC 7:02:00- 7:58:00. Born in Clackamas, Oregon, Jim “Jimmie” Kanaya enlisted in the Army at age twenty in April 1941. After Pearl Harbor he was transferred from Hoff General Hospital in Santa Barbara further inland while his family was sent...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Title: APA Veteran's Project - Vet #01 - Ark Chin Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.127 Description: Asian Pacific American Veteran's Oral History Project interview with Ark Chin. Notes on box read: Staff Production; Master; TC 1:00:00-1:58:00. "Ark Chin was 10 when he left his village in China, bound for the U.S. where he became a helper in his father’s Aberdeen, WA restaurant. A teacher there encouraged him to speak English, study and join in class activities. Over the...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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by Northwest Asian American Theater
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Title: Judi Nihei Keynote Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.042 Description: The weekend of May 21 and 22 saw the first ever Asian American theatre convening, as representatives from across the nation converged on Seattle, WA to discuss the past, present and future of Asian American theatre. Representatives from companies as diverse as the Asian American Theater Company, New WORLD Theatre (Amherst, MA), East West Players, QBD Inc., Theater Mu, National Asian American Theater Company...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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Title: Home: Places Between Asia and America [Dress Rehearsal] Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.037 Description: Home: Places Between Asia and America, written by Chay Yew. A collaboration with Dierdre delaCruz, Susie Kozawa, Zai Kunning and Loke Soh Kim. This is a recording of the dress rehearsal. Chey Yew is a playwright and director born in Sinagapore, who moved to Chicago at age 16. He served as Artistic Director of the Northwest Asian American Theater. Founded on the campus of...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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by Northwest Asian American Theater
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Title: NWAAT Work Sample for National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Preservation Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.090 Description: Northwest Asian American Theatre work sample for the National Endowment for the Arts Heritage Preservation program, 1996. Artists include Alleluia Panis and Minh Tran. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT) began as the Theatrical Ensemble of...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
Wing Luke Museum
by Karen Tei Yamashita
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Title: Godzilla - #13 Act II Leaves Studio Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.201 Description: Godzilla #13 Act II Leaves Studio Scene 12. Segments from Godzilla Comes to Little Tokyo (also known as GiLAwrecks ), created by Karen Tei Yamashita in 1992. Music composed by Vicki Abe. An original musical that entails a homeless eccentric, a runaway teenager, horrendous traffic, pollution, Japanese developers intent on building a vast real estate project over a freeway and avant-garde...
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The East Kong Yick Building is one of two buildings erected in Seattle, Washington's Chinatown-International District by the Kong Yick Investment Company. A four-story hotel in the core of the International District, with retail stores at ground level, the East Kong Yick was created by the pooled resources of 170 Chinese American pioneers. In, 2008, the building reopened as the home of the expanded Wing Luke Asian Museum. This tour of the building took place on February 13, 1996. Original...
Topics: Seattle, Chinese American History, Asian American History, Kong Yick, Kong Yick Investment Company,...
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Title: Interview with Gloria Wakayama Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.083 Description: Kong Yick #32: Gloria Wakayama. Oral history interview with Gloria Wakayama. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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by Karen Tei Yamashita
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Title: Godzilla - #2 LA Colossus Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.192 Description: Godzilla #2 La Colossus Scene 2. Segments from Godzilla Comes to Little Tokyo (also known as GiLAwrecks ), created by Karen Tei Yamashita in 1992. An original musical that entails a homeless eccentric, a runaway teenager, horrendous traffic, pollution, Japanese developers intent on building a vast real estate project over a freeway and avant-garde performers bent on turning the whole festering mess...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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Title: Dancefest 1994 Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.013 Description: Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT) began as the Theatrical Ensemble of Asians and a year later was an affiliation of the Asian Multi-Media Center. They presented plays throughout venues in King County, showcasing noted APA playwrights like Frank Chin and Wakako Yamauchi. To better reflect their APA...
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by Bob Santos
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Title: Uncle Bob’s Neighborhood Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.055 Description: Uncle Bob’s Neighborhood is a one man show by Bob Santos. Bob Santos was the unofficial Mayor of Seattle’s Chinatown International District. For a full biography of Santos, who died in 2016, please visit: http://www.historylink.org/File/8989 Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT) began as...
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Title: Interview with the Woo Family Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.066 Description: Kong Yick #15: Woo Family Stills. Oral history interview with Woo family. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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From Hiroshima to Hope - Youth Building Peace, August 6, 1999. This event was held at Greenlake, Seattle, WA. It included lantern preparation, Seattle Kokon Taiko, a dance against racism, Mike Stern and friends, youth speakers, Reverend Kanshin Mochida, Peter Ross (shakuhachi), Toro Nagashi, and the floating of lanterns. Original format: VHS
Topics: Hiroshima, Wing Luke Museum
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Wing Luke Museum gallery tour, 1992. Original format: VHS
Topics: Asian American experience, Asian American, Asian American history, Museum tour, Gallery tour,...
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by Karen Tei Yamashita
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Title: Godzilla - #12 Act II Death of Godzilla Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.200 Description: Godzilla #12 Act II Death of Godzilla Scene 12. Segments from Godzilla Comes to Little Tokyo (also known as GiLAwrecks ), created by Karen Tei Yamashita in 1992. Music composed by Vicki Abe. An original musical that entails a homeless eccentric, a runaway teen-ager, horrendous traffic, pollution, Japanese developers intent on building a vast real estate project over a freeway and...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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by Momoko Iko
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Title: Gold Watch, May 31, 1998 Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.036 Description: Gold Watch explores the personal impact of the beginning of World War II on the Japanese American farming community of Pasco, WA as seen through the eyes of the Murakami family and their neighbors. Masu Murakami, is a stubborn, independent, spirited Japanese immigrant. He struggles to maintain not only his farm in a harsh climate but also his family as they face uncertainty against the backdrop of...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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Title: WinterFest 1997: February 2 Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.065 Description: A-Fest (formerly known as Winterfest), was the Northwest Asian American Theater's annual multi-disciplinary festival of Asian Pacific American and Asian work. The festival began in 1990 as a vehicle for Seattle Asian American artists and groups to present their work. It later grew into an international phenomenon presenting the work of innovative Seattle groups and artists such as The Young Composers...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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Title:   Interview with Suey Yee & Fred Yee Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.092 Description: Kong Yick #41: Suey Yee & Fred Yee. Oral history interview with Suey Yee & Fred Yee. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as...
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Title: B-roll of the Kay Ying Lee Association Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.056 Description: Kong Yick #5: B-Roll Kay Ying Lee Association. B-roll footage of the Kay Ying Lee Association. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Lectures on Chinese heritage and history in the Pacific Northwest, presented at the Chinese Heritage of the Pacific Northwest Conference, in May of 1991. The conference was held in Lake Chelan, WA. Original format: VHS
Topics: Asian Americans, Asian American History, Chinese, Wing Luke Museum, Chinese Heritage, Lecture
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Title: Oy-yo-yo Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.044 Description: Oy-yo-yo, property of NWAAT. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT) began as the Theatrical Ensemble of Asians and a year later was an affiliation of the Asian Multi-Media Center. They presented plays throughout venues in King County, showcasing noted APA playwrights like Frank Chin and Wakako Yamauchi. To...
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Title: Interview with Henry Woo (#4) Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.060 Description: Kong Yick #9: Henry Woo. Oral history interview with Henry Woo. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community....
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Title: Interview with Debbie Louie (#2) Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.098 Description: Kong Yick #47: Debbie Louie. Oral history interview with Debbie Louie. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Title: Kong Yick Still Photos #6 Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.149 Description: Still photos from the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community. These interviews will provide rich...
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Title: Interview with Dr. James Yee & Jimmy Yee Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.091 Description: Kong Yick #40: Dr. James Yee & Jimmy Yee. Oral history interview with Dr. James Yee & Jimmy Yee. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Title: Interview with Vera Eng (#2) Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.090 Description: Kong Yick #39: Vera Eng. Oral history interview with Vera Eng. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community....
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Title: Interview with Henry Woo (#3) Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.059 Description: Kong Yick #8: Henry Woo. Oral history interview with Henry Woo. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community....
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Title: Interviews with Jimmy Mar and Roy Chew Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.053 Description: Kong Yick #2: Jimmy Mar; Roy Chew & B-Roll. Oral history interviews with Jimmy Mar and Roy Chew. Includes B-roll footage. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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Title: Interview with Paul & Stan Lee Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.071 Description: Kong Yick #20: Paul & Stan Lee. Oral history interview with Paul & Stan Lee. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists...
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Title: Kong Yick Still Photos #8 Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.151 Description: Still photos from the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community. These interviews will provide rich...
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Title: Kong Yick Still Photos #9 & B-Roll Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.152 Description: Still photos from the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community. These interviews will...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian Pacific Islander, Asian American, Asian American experience, oral history,...
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by Iwao Yokoyama
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Title: We Are One Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.058 Description: We Are One, by Iwao Yokoyama. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT) began as the Theatrical Ensemble of Asians and a year later was an affiliation of the Asian Multi-Media Center. They presented plays throughout venues in King County, showcasing noted APA playwrights like Frank Chin and Wakako Yamauchi. To...
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by Karen Tei Yamashita
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Title: Godzilla - #6C The Last Few Moments Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.197 Description: Godzilla #6C The Last Few Moments Scene 9. Segments from Godzilla Comes to Little Tokyo (also known as GiLAwrecks ), created by Karen Tei Yamashita in 1992. Music composed by Vicki Abe. An original musical that entails a homeless eccentric, a runaway teenager, horrendous traffic, pollution, Japanese developers intent on building a vast real estate project over a freeway and avant-garde...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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by Karen Tei Yamashita
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Title: Godzilla - #7 Act II Sally's Obit Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.198 Description: Godzilla #7 Act II Sally's Obit Scene 3/4. Segments from Godzilla Comes to Little Tokyo (also known as GiLAwrecks ), created by Karen Tei Yamashita in 1992. Music composed by Vicki Abe. An original musical that entails a homeless eccentric, a runaway teen-ager, horrendous traffic, pollution, Japanese developers intent on building a vast real estate project over a freeway and avant-garde...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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by Northwest Asian American Theater
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Title: Uncle Hideki Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.056 Description: Based on Jean Davies Okimoto’s popular young adult novel, Talent Night, Uncle Hideki premiered at the Theatre Off Jackson in 1995. The plot centered around rapper-wannabee Rodney and his older sister Suzanne, as they rivaled to secure their great uncle's inheritance by demonstrating to him they were "traditionally Japanese." Meanwhile, their single-mother, Helen, who taught college art courses, pounded...
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Title: Wing Luke Asian Museum Promo Material #1 Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: WLAM_Promo_Material Description: Interview and raw footage with F. Chang. Material used for promoting the Wing Luke Museum. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community. These...
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by Karen Tei Yamashita
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Title: A-Fest 1999: Gary Fukushima and Mike Min Original Format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.002 Description: A concert featuring jazz musician Gary Fukushima and rock musician Mike Minn. Videographer: Louis Watanabe. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT) began as the Theatrical Ensemble of Asians and a year later was an affiliation of the Asian Multi-Media Center. They presented plays...
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Title: "Asian American Theatre in an Evolving Landscape: Embracing Diversity of Asians in America" & "The Future of Asian American Theatre" Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.100 Description: Footage of two panel discussions from the first Inaugural Asian American Theatre Convening. Event organized by NWAAT with a grant from the Ford Foundation. Introductions by Rosa Joshi. Panel 1 (00:00:00 - 01:08:00): "Asian American Theatre in an Evolving Landscape:...
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Title: Interview with Jeni Dong Mar (#1) Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.084 Description: Kong Yick #33: Jeni Dong Mar. Oral history interview with Jeni Dong Mar. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan...
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by Amy Hill
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Title: Tokyo Bound Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.054 Description: Tokyo Bound, by Amy Hill. Tokyo Bound is a touching autobiographical one-woman multi-media show that chronicles and examines the experiences of a young Japanese-Finnish American who journeys to her mother's homeland: Japan. Through a series of character studies and humorous vignettes, she reveals the complexities of Japanese women. During this one-hour production, the audience is introduced to, among others, an...
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Title: Interviews with Pudgie Chin & Smiley Young Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.096 Description: Kong Yick #45: Pudgie Chin & Smiley Young. Oral history interviews with Pudgie Chin & Smiley Young. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as...
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by Northwest Asian American Theater
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Title: 1984 Community Showoff - Tape #1 Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.048 Description: NWAAT's Holiday Community Showoff invited performers (both professional and amateur) to show off their singing, acting, dancing, and comedy skills. The Community Showoff was attended by many important members of the Asian and Pacific Islander communities, City Council members, and even Mayor Norm Rice. Featuring Arnold Mukai, Stan Asis, Delores Sibonga, Leslie Ishii, Nikki Louis, Martha...
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by Nikki Nojima Louis
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Title: Breaking the Silence (Part 2) Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.010 Description: Breaking the Silence was written by Nikki Nojima Louis and first performed in May 1986 at the University of Washington as a fundraising event for the Gordon Hirabayashi court cases (one of four cases concerning aspects of the Japanese American exclusion and incarceration to be heard by the U.S. Supreme Court). Breaking the Silence depicts the history of Japanese Americans in Seattle and the voices...
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Title: Interview with Paul Louie (#2) Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.064 Description: Kong Yick #13: Paul Louie. Oral history interview with Paul Louie. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian...
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Title: Kong Yick Still Photos #1 Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.144 Description: Still photos from the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community. These interviews will provide rich...
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Title: Interview with Nellie Chinn Woo (#2) Original format: Betacam SP Item No.: 2002.200.087 Description: Kong Yick #36: Nellie Chinn Woo. Notes on box read: Donor: Staff Production / Master. The Wing Luke Museum presents this collection of oral histories with members of the Asian American community. Interviewees include: veterans and their relatives, established members of the Chinese American community, as well as photographers and artists in the Pan Asian community. These interviews will...
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by Karen Tei Yamashita
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Title: Godzilla - Act 1 Tape 6 B Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.031 Description: Godzilla Act 1 Tape 6 B. Segments from Godzilla Comes to Little Tokyo (also known as GiLAwrecks ), created by Karen Tei Yamashita in 1992. An original musical that entails a homeless eccentric, a runaway teenager, horrendous traffic, pollution, Japanese developers intent on building a vast real estate project over a freeway and avant-garde performers bent on turning the whole festering mess into art....
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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by Pork Filled Players
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Title: Pork Filled Players present: "All Wallows Eve" Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.045 Description: This Seattle-based sketch comedy group joins an ever growing throng of folks taking a jaundiced look at today's world through an Asian American perspective. They performed at the Northwest Asian American Theater regularly. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT)...
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Title: NWAAT Interviews Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.069 Description: NWAAT interviews. Rough footage. Malory Graham. Founded on the campus of the University of Washington by a group of Asian Pacific Islander students in 1974, Northwest Asian American Theater (NWAAT) began as the Theatrical Ensemble of Asians and a year later was an affiliation of the Asian Multi-Media Center. They presented plays throughout venues in King County, showcasing noted APA playwrights like Frank Chin...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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Title: Godzilla - #11 Act II Godzilla Back to Manzanar Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.199 Description: Godzilla #11 Act II Godzilla Back to Manzanar Scene 12. Segments from Godzilla Comes to Little Tokyo (also known as GiLAwrecks ), created by Karen Tei Yamashita in 1992. Music composed by Vicki Abe. An original musical that entails a homeless eccentric, a runaway teen-ager, horrendous traffic, pollution, Japanese developers intent on building a vast real estate project over a...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...
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Title:   NWAAT Work Sample - “Flipzoids” Original format: VHS Item No.: 2008.002.091.078 Description: Work Sample: Flipzoids / cue 5:24 through 9:53 NWAAT Production. Flipzoids was written by Ralph Pena and directed by Chil Kong. FLIPZOIDS played to sold-out audiences in Manila, as part of the Centennial Arts Festival. Critics hailed it as the "Theatre Event of the Year." Doreen Fernandez, the country's top theatre critic said, "Of all the explorations into the Filipino's...
Topics: Wing Luke Museum, Asian American Theater, Northwest Asian American Theater, Asian Pacific Islander,...